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  • Anthony Orlando: Economic recovery hasn't reached most Americans

    Can you believe that we're still in a recession? It's been seven years since the Great Recession started, and for most Americans, it never ended. I know, that's not what you've heard in the news. GDP increased at an annual rate of 4.6 percent last...
  • Exclusive: Fed considers using bank stress tests for crisis prevention

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve is considering turning its annual health check for big banks into one of the tools it could use to prevent a build up of excessive financial risks. If deployed, the modified tests could force banks to retain...
  • Foster, Senger debate health care, budget

    Foster, Senger debate health care, budget
    Candidates to represent the 11th Congressional District clashed Saturday on health care, the federal budget and gridlock in Washington. Democratic U.S. Rep. Bill Foster and Republican state Rep. Darlene Senger, Naperville residents who are vying for a...
  • FCC Chairman Hints at Proposal to Define Online Video Services Like MVPDs

    With the groundbreaking news that HBO and CBS would offer standalone streaming services, FCC chairman Tom Wheeler on Friday was asked repeatedly about whether the agency would weigh in on the fast-growing market for online video. "It's the right...
  • Insurers, filmmakers, football teams all want their own drones

    Picture this: a major hurricane or earthquake strikes a U.S. city, resulting in millions of dollars in damage. Before insurance companies can settle claims for ruined cars and houses, they need damage assessments to calculate their payouts, but sending...
  • Terrorism at mall shows how common concern unites us

    War! Imagine that you're on the front line in battle. Bombs exploding, bullets whizzing past your ear. The soldier next to you is slowly bleeding to death. Worse yet, you've run out of ammunition. Correction — you never had any ammo to begin with....
  • As 'critical weekend' passes, Ebola anxiety grows

    As 'critical weekend' passes, Ebola anxiety grows
    With three cases of Ebola diagnosed in the United States but dozens of people being monitored in case they contract the disease, President Barack Obama urged Americans on Saturday not to give in to "hysteria" about the spread of the virus. As though...
  • A Judge Ruled By Respect For Law, And Faith

    Jerry Wagner's life was guided by two forces. One was his concern for his community, which he exhibited through service in the General Assembly, town politics and the judiciary; when he died last month, he was the Hartford district's oldest active judge....
  • It's crazy, but Congress taxes our patience -- again

    Call me crazy, but once again, Congress taxes our patience. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over but expecting different results. Which means one thing: I am positively certifiable. The reason? I trusted Congress. Again....
  • Obama unveils his Ebola response

    WASHINGTON -- Harry Truman's old adage, "The buck stops here," has been confirmed, at least politically, in President Obama's highly visible response to the Ebola crisis. His lengthy talk on the subject televised from the Oval Office was clearly devised...
  • Why U.S. citizenship matters

    To most Americans, it may seem obvious that someone permanently residing in the United States should be able — and should desire — to become a U.S. citizen. Yet in the debate over legalizing some 11 million immigrants living in this country...